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Nissan GT-R LM Nismo to make racing return in 2016

October 1, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1073

NISSAN has announced that the innovative Nissan GT-R LM NISMO will return to race in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2016.  The team has been working hard to address the technical issues faced at Le Mans in June and is in the middle of a comprehensive test and development programme to

Nissan GT Academy goes from strength to strength

September 16, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1169

IN 2008, Nissan and PlayStation® joined forces in Europe to create an experiment to see if a Gran Turismo® gamer could transfer their skills to become a real racing driver. Fast forward to 2015, and the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy has attracted over five million entrants and become an

Sir Chris Hoy becomes motor racing champion

September 7, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1807

SIR Chris Hoy took an important step on his road to Le Mans with Nissan when, along with his Ginetta-Nissan team-mate Charlie Robertson, he clinched the European Le Mans Series LM P3 title.  The duo sealed championship victory with a stylish win at the Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France,

Nissan to delay return to World Endurance Championship

August 10, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1096

NISSAN has announced it will delay its return to the LM P1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship and instead focus on technical issues that challenged its race team during the Le Mans 24 Hours. Issues with the energy recovery system (ERS) meant that Nissan had to run at the Le Mans 24 Hours

Nissan enters international line-up for Spa 24 Hours

July 23, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1212

THE longest and toughest race on the Blancpain Endurance Series schedule takes place at Spa-Francorchamps on 25-26 July and Nissan has entered a global cast of drivers from six different countries, including four winners of GT Academy. One of the best racing circuits in the world plays host to the

VIDEO: Juke NISMO RS breaks Goodwood record

June 29, 2015 • Featured Slider, Motorsport • Views: 1616

STUNTMAN Terry Grant has broken his own world record for the fastest mile travelled on two wheels in a four-wheeled vehicle – the sporty incarnation of Nissan’s Juke, the NISMO RS. Grant had six attempts at travelling up the famous Goodwood hillclimb course during

Mission accomplished for Nissan at Le Mans

June 15, 2015 • Featured Slider, Motorsport, News • Views: 1296

NISSAN’S much-anticipated Le Mans challenger, the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO, made its race debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend. Such is the scale of the challenge to enter the top endurance class, Nissan set a target of getting one of its three cars to the finish of the 24-hour race. The

VIDEO: Nissan’s return to Le Mans gets underway

June 12, 2015 • Featured Slider, Motorsport, News • Views: 1525

NISSAN’S return to Le Mans has begun. All of the entrants for the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours took to the track for the first practice session at Le Mans. Tsugio Matsuda (JAP), Harry Tincknell (GB) and Jann Mardenborough (GB) were first out in the three Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs, ready to make the